Senior Software Engineer

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

We are the View Item and Product Pages team. The team owns the web display of the item, end to end responsibility for auctions & offers, and landing experience for users coming to eBay from Search Engine and Marketing emails.  In other words, this team is responsible for the heart of eBay. We drive billions of dollars in revenue via 100’s of millions of page views delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers.Performance, Accuracy, up-to-second fresh data (e.g. winning bid), Scalability and availability are paramount. Any errors have direct financial impact to our users and us. In addition, being the core eBay experience, it has to delight the diverse customer base across the world.We are a data driven agile team. Developers are expected to come up with new feature ideas and work closely with product managers & user experience designers to make them real. We ship often, get immediate user feedback and use a/b tests to make decisions. Developers have end-to-end product ownership from design to implementation, including the responsibilities for code roll-out and responding to customer issues.We are seeking a highly motivated, talented and passionate application developer to build and innovate on backend services to power eBay commerce experience. Come, join us, and invent the next generation of eCommerce.

Responsibilities include:

Work with PM and UED teams to create innovative product solutions to meet business objectives

Collaborate with architects, engineers, QA and Operations teams to design and develop strategic and tactical solutions

Estimate engineering effort, plan implementations, and roll out applications with cross-functional impact

Work jointly with other team members to deliver complex applications

Implement working prototypes for testing new ideas

Participate and contribute to design and code reviews for producing quality code

Share engineering support, release, and on-call responsibilities

Communicate with technical and non-technical audiences

5+ years of work experience in software design and application development or MS in Computer Science plus 3 years of experience

Extensive hands-on experience and expertise in object-oriented design methodology and application development using Java/J2EE, Design Patterns, Spring MVC, SQL, Web services

Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms

Experience in developing high performance, highly scalable, database driven consumer web applications

Good understanding of web services and SOA related standards like REST/OAuth/JSON

Must be proactive, self-directed, detailed and organized?

Strong analytical, problem solving skills, verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work in a fast paced, iterative development environment

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